Variation on a Theme: Mistake Stitch Ribbing by Kate Atherley
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Variation on a Theme: Mistake Stitch Ribbing

November 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in mistake stitch ribbing
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
260 yards (238 m)
One - approx 8 x 65 inches.
This pattern is available from for $16.95.

This stitch pattern is a slight variation on standard ribbing, and makes a much more interesting fabric. Normal ribbing tends to pull in, making the scarf narrow; this pattern stitch lies flatter, so you get a wider scarf with fewer stitches than you would with normal ribbing.